Jai Paul – “Str8 Outta Mumbai (BenZel Remix)”

The last we heard from British beatmaker Jai Paul, he was hanging out in a studio with Miguel and cleaning up the mess after demos of his debut album got leaked. Well, good things come to those who wait, and BenZel’s down-tempo redux of the glitchy yet groovy single “Str8 Outta Mumbai” is definitely a good thing. Where the original track is undeniably dancey, the remix is spacious, slowing down Paul’s vocal to a lusty whisper. The chorus’ high-pitched vocal riff takes the backseat, while the samples of traditional Indian percussion blend into a cooly programmed drum loop. It’s a genius reimagining of an already jaw-dropping song. Listen to the remix below.

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